A Sikh gurudwara in Jersey City where hundreds come to worship and share food.
A new series on what’s being served at religious institutions around the NY area.
Sundaram Srinivasan was an important figure in a community that few New Yorkers have heard of, let alone visited.
Since Hurricane Sandy, the group United Sikhs has brought hot food to areas like Hoboken, Newark, Manhattan and Queens.
Each week, devotees of the Indian spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba feed New York City’s homeless and hungry population. Reporter Ramma Reddy Raghavan brings us this story for our Food in 2 Worlds series.
Ramaa Reddy Raghavan brings us an audio slideshow portrait of Indian American Gadadhara Pandit Dasa, who tends to the spiritual life of students at Columbia University.
45 percent of the students at P.S. 24 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn are designated English Language Learners. The school has won the trust of immigrant families by immersing the students in both English and Spanish, but its D.O.E report card was mixed.
It can take five to seven years for a kid with a non-English speaking background to learn proper academic English. Yet New York high schools that serve immigrants are under pressure to graduate their students in four years.
Faced with limited resources a New York City high school for immigrant teenagers faces a tough choice on where to spend its money.